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Making Music at the Club


The Club's two soundproofed Music Rooms on the second floor are the perfect place to practice singing or an instrument (one of the rooms features a free-to-use piano)—or to learn one.

Rooms can be booked free of charge for one-hour sessions online or by calling or e-mailing the Recreation Desk. A second hour session can be booked if the room is available.

Weekdays: 6:30 am–9:30 pm
Weekends: 7:30 am–9:30 pm
National holidays: 7:30 am–9:30 pm
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Music Room Guidelines
  • Members ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A maximum of three people are allowed in a room at one time.
  • Lessons by non-Club music instructors are not permitted.

Music Lessons
Music lessons can be booked by calling or e-mailing the Recreation Desk.

Piano

By learning the piano, students develop a lifelong love and appreciation for music and its power as a tool of intercultural communication. Piano study also improves concentration,coordination and self-discipline and stimulates the brain.

Instructor: Ai Noguchi

With music degrees from both Indiana University and Northwestern University, award-winning pianist Ai Noguchi has taught students from preschool age to adult (she taught elementary school children while living in Chicago). An experienced solo performer, she designs her curriculum to meet each student’s musical needs, with a focus on using the entire body when playing. Click here for more details.


Fee: ¥5,000 (30 minutes) [Prices do not include 8 percent consumption tax]


Instructor: Emy Todoroki-Schwartz

A native of Tokyo, pianist Emy Todoroki-Shwartz enjoys a busy schedule as a coloist and chamber mucisian. She was an adjunct faculty at New York University and worked with students of various ability levels and ages. Click here for more details.

Fee: ¥5,000 (30 minutes) [Prices do not include 8 percent consumption tax]


Guitar
Whatever your ability and whatever your musical taste, guitar maestro Tetsuo Ishige can help you become a better guitarist. A professional soloist and session guitarist since 1983, he worked with celebrated guitarist Chet Atkins while staying in Nashville, Tennessee. After returning to Japan in 1992, he released a solo album, "Southern Wind." Click here for more details.

Instructor: Tetsuo Ishige

Fee: ¥10,000 (60 minutes) for one person; ¥5,000 (60 minutes) per person for two people
[Prices do not include 8 percent consumption tax]
 

Violin
Students develop such skills as posture, bowing, and fingering techniques, reading music and musical articulation through mentoring and practice. All levels of musical experience are welcome. Click here for more details.

Instructor: Motoko Tokoro

Fee: ¥5,000 (30 minutes); ¥10,000 (60 minutes)
[Prices do not include 8 percent consumption tax]


Advanced Violin/Viola
These one-on one sessions are designed to help novices and experienced musicians alike excel. Kunito Nishitani brings his extensive experience to the Club to help students of all levels improve through guidance in a range of techniques, including posture, bowings and fingerings, reading music and practicing. Click here for more details.

Instructor: Kunihiko NIshitani

Fee: ¥5,000 (30 minutes); ¥10,000 (60 minutes)
[Prices do not include 8 percent consumption tax]

Vocal
Students will establish a strong confidence and musical skills through singing defferent styles of music, from Broadway, pop, Disney, gospel, classical, art songs, and foreign languages. Click here for more details.

Fee: ¥5,000 (30 minutes)
[Prices do not include 8 percent consumption tax]